ACIP Issues Flu Season Guidance, Anthrax Vax in a 'Mass Event'
Committee also heard data on cell-cultured influenza vaccines
29 days ago - MedPage Today
Vaccination Rates Lower for Children with Autism and their Siblings
Children with autism spectrum disorder and their siblings have lower vaccination rates than the general public, which leaves them at greater risk for vaccine-preventable...
3 monthes ago - Modern Medicine
Breakthrough drug could be 'vaccine for prostate cancer'
The research is at an early stage, but scientists from Queen's University Belfast believe their findings could be used to vaccinate young men against getting prostate cancer.
4 monthes ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Many cases of "dementia" are actually side effects of prescription drugs or vaccines, according to research
The “quick facts” provided by the Alzheimer's Association are pretty concerning: More than five million people in America are living with Alzheimer's, and that number is...
4 monthes ago - Natural News
Did You Know There is a New Vaccine Recommendation for Adults Age 65 and Older
Adults 65 years of age or older are at increased risk for pneumococcal disease.
5 monthes ago - National Care Planning Council - 2 articles
Hepatitis A exposures at New York restaurant, senior home
An employee at a restaurant and a senior living facility in Erie County, NY, who was infected with hepatitis A while working exposed hundreds of people to the highly contagious...
5 monthes ago - Food Safety
How the Flu's Severity Will Effect Healthcare Spending
In addition to starting earlier, this season's influenza is also remarkable for spreading throughout the United States relatively quickly-with all the continental U.S. states...
5 monthes ago - Managed Healthcare Executive
ProscaVax reduces prostate cancer disease progression
Phase 1a study results showed ProscaVax increased PSA doubling time and increased immunity to PSA, according to a manufacturer-issued press release. ProscaVax is a novel...
6 monthes ago - Healio
Most older adults think nursing homes should require staff flu shots
Almost three-quarters of older adults think nursing homes should require all staff to get the influenza vaccine and most said they would be less likely to choose to reside in a...
6 monthes ago - Healio
Weekly Health Quiz: Mushrooms, Depression and Salt
1 Which popular mushroom contains the highest amounts of the two master antioxidants ergothioneine and glutathione? Reishi Cordyceps Porcini Mushrooms are some of the most...
7 monthes ago - Mercola
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Good cholesterol may increase risk of heart disease in older women
Hormonal changes during menopause can cause the 'healthy' HDL blood fat to become harmful - by enlarging the particles, say scientists at the University of Pittsburgh.
Early Supper Linked to Lower Risk of Breast, Prostate Cancer
Having an early supper or leaving an interval of at least two hours before going to bed are both associated with a lower risk of breast and prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer may be Made Aggressive by these 600 RNA Molecules
RNA molecules that regulate action of male hormone in prostate cancer have been identified by a recent research. These lncRNAs are powerful regulators of gene expression. They...
Q A: Senior Police Officer Set to Run a Marathon With Mouth Duct-taped to...
For organ donation awareness, Dr. Jayanth Murali, Director General of Police, Crime Branch CID, Chennai, South India is running a half-marathon with his mouth duct-taped
Political impact lingers after two main events in meat industry
Political ramifications are coming in from two events in the past week involving the meat industry. The first event was a July 12 forum sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug...
Women who have had 5 kids are 70% more likely to develop Alzheimer's
The study was carried out on a total of 3,549 women in South Korea and Greece, who were tracked from the age of 71. The findings were published in the journal Neurology.
Implications of Unmet Promise of a Miracle Drug for Alzheimer's Disease: Review
Aging Brain Care model developed has been shown to reduce behavioral and psychological symptoms of AD, the use of medications with adverse cognitive effects, and family...
During the 'War on Drugs' He Was a Reagan Lawyer; Now He Owns a Marijuana Farm
Edward Weidenfeld is a successful Washington lawyer with ties to the political elite. He has worked as a senior adviser to six U.S. Presidents, including serving as general...
Three MA Projects Awarded AARP Community Challenge Grants
Three projects in Massachusetts - Old Colony YMCA, Pioneer Valley Transit Authority, and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell - were awarded grants from the national AARP...
Federal ‘Grandparents Raising Grandchildren' Bill Signed into Law
U.S. Senate Aging Committee Chairman Susan Collins and Ranking Member Bob Casey applauded the signing of the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act , legislation...